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[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Shredding The Child Labor Safety Net - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges Radio: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 26:58 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Shredding The Child Labor Safety Net with Susan F. Feiner, Professor of Economics and Professor of Women and Gender Studies, University of Southern Maine, Portland. Republicans in Utah, Ohio, Minnesota, Maine and Missouri are proposing sweeping changes to child labor legislation including expanding the use of sub-minimum wages for workers up to the a...
Keywords: child labor; teen labor; labor safety net; Maine labor; Missouri labor; Susan Feiner
Downloads: 37
[audio]Building Bridges: Stanley Aronowitz - What Is To Be Done? - Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg (27 minutes) ******************************************** What Is To Be Done? with Stanley Aronowitz, Professor, City University of N.Y. and author,The Jobless Future and False Promises: The Shaping of American Working Class Consciousness Labor analyst Stanley Aronowitz calls for some very unorthodox, in the U.S., strategies for re-invigorating the labor movement to fight wage stagnation wh...
Keywords: labor movement; strikes
Downloads: 106
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Virtual May Day Rally - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** Virtual May Day Rally (58 minutes) May Day started in the U.S. in 1886 as a nationwide general strike by mostly immigrant workers for the 8 hour day. While celebrated throughout the rest of the world, it has been ignored in the U.S. until recently with the revived protests by immigrant workers...
Keywords: May Day; labor history
Downloads: 90
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Unregulated Work in the Global City - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************* "Unregulated Work in the Global Cityâ with Annette Bernhardt, Deputy Dir. of the Justice Program, The Brennan Center, New York University A recent study by the Brennan Center's Economic Justice Project, details the systemic violation of federal, state & local labor law which is increasingly the way of doing business in N.Y.C...
Keywords: labor; unions; work; regulation
Downloads: 49
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Domestic Workers Uniting - Your Home, My Work - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************* Special for Womenâs History Month "Your Home, My Workâ - Domestic Workers Uniting NOTE: 56:27 AND 28 MINUTE VERSIONS AVAILABLE BELOW Building Bridges allows domestic workers to tell their stories - stories of their pains, their pride and their efforts to organize for labor rights...
Keywords: women; domestic workers; labor; organizing
Downloads: 273
[audio]Building Bridges National: Sisters in the Brotherhood; and Stupid Financial Markets - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
please note our new web page is www.buildingbridgesradio.org Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** Is the Economy Stupid? with Prof William Spriggs, Chair, Economics Department, Howard University Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Indy Mac, Bear Streans, Lehman Brothers, AIG...We've been treated to the failure of more major financial firms that in any year since the Depression...
Keywords: labor union women; economic crisis; Wall Street
Downloads: 44
[audio]Building Bridges National: American Idol - In Reality a Sweatshop - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg (27:58) ******************************************** The Real Losers On American Idol Are Its Behind Scenes Workers with Michael Winship, President, Writers Guild of America East and Vince Waldron, documentary filmmaker and author The Writers Guilds of America and the Teamsters are conducting nation- wide protests against "American Idol," "Million Dollar Password" "Farmer Wants a Wife" and ...
Keywords: American Idol; Fremantle; labor unions; writers' guild
Downloads: 32
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Labor’s Agenda to Fight Corporate Greed - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************* Laborâs Agenda to Fight Corporate Greed(27:54) with Richard Trumpka, Secretary- Treasurer, AFL-CIO William Scheuerman, President, National Labor College In a discussion on the agenda for the labor movement, Trumpka & Scheureman analyze the challenges workers face in an economy controlled by corporate interests who have rigged the system to their benefit at the exp...
Keywords: labor; unions; working class; AFL-CIO
Downloads: 47
[audio]Building Bridges National: Olympic Sweatshop: Speedo Production in China - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg (27:37) ******************************************** "Olympic Sweatshop: Speedo Production in China Breaks Records for Worker Abuse" with Charles Kernaghan, Director, National Labor Committee Speedo may be the top-selling and best-known swimwear brand in the world, and an official sponsor of the upcoming 2008 Olympic Games in China...
Keywords: China; sweatshops; olympics; national labor committee
Downloads: 62
[audio]Building Bridges National: Not Kosher - Exploitation of Immigrant Workers - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg (26:59) ******************************************* Exploitation of Immigrant Workers Isn't Kosher with Rabbi Harold Kravitz, Adath Jeshurun Synagogue, Minnetonka, MN Paul Rael, Director of Hispanic Ministries, St. Bridget's Catholic Church, Postville, Iowa Sister Mary McCauley, Administrator, St...
Keywords: immigation; kosher; Catholic Church; religion in politics; child labor
Downloads: 23
[audio]Building Bridges Your Community and Labor Report 6-30-08 - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, June 30, 2008, 7 - 8 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM 58:30 **************************************** Screen Actors Strike Looms with Anne Marie Johnson, Actress, SAG National Board Member Many new movie productions are being delayed in anticipation of a possible strike this summer. In the meantime, SAG is lobbying those of its members who are also members of AFTRA to vote no on the current r...
Keywords: labor unions; Screen Actors Guild; AFTRA. Phillip Dine; Nurses
Downloads: 17
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Greenhouse's The Big Squeeze; Ronald Reagan on Truman vs. Dewey - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27:11 ******************************************** âThe Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Workerâ with NY Times Labor reporter and author Steven Greenhouse A discussion with Greenhouse about the decline of the standard of living of workers as a result of a generation long employer offensive; where workers toil harder and longer for lower wages, fewer health and pension benefits, u...
Keywords: Steven Greenhouse; labor unions; workers; Ronald Reagan; Eric Foner
Downloads: 137
[audio]Buiilding Bridges: Iran – A New Wave of Unionization? - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27 minutes Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Iran â A New Wave of Unionization? With Homayoun Poorzad, Central Council Member, Network of Iranian Labor Unions (NILU) Despite unrelenting state repression, there have been rumblings of renewed labor organizing in Iran. While the most visible activities are those of the Bus union of Tehran, the Sugar âWorkers and teachers unions, there...
Keywords: Iran Unions; Iran labor; Homayoun Poorzad; Network of Iranian Labor Unions (NILU); Iran economy; Iran stikes; Iran subsidies; economic crisis
Downloads: 53
[audio]Building Bridges: Africa Labor Report plus Sanders on Health Care Reform - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:06 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Africa: Its Labor News & Views In Focus produced by Radio Workers World Productions, Cape Town, South Africa Building Bridges in collaboration with South African based radio Workers World Productions brings us the issues for and protests of Africaâs laboring class, amidst the global economic crisis...
Keywords: Africa Labor; South Africa Labor Unions; Senator Bernie Sanders; Billionaires for Wealthcare; healthcare reform; single payer; medicare for all
Downloads: 24
[audio]Occupy Wall St. Protests - Sotheby's, Stop & Frisk, Verizon - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition = 27:58 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** All Day, All Week â N.Y.C. Occupy Wall Street Actions at Sothebyâs Auction Lockout, Harlem Protest Against Stop and Fisk and Verizon Workers Contract Protest Itâs been a busy week for NYCâs Occupy Wall Street protesters. Building Bridges brings you coverage of three of the multitude of actions the've joined with community and labor ac...
Keywords: Sotheby’s labor; Verizon labor; Communication Workers of America; Teamster Local 814; N.Y.C. stop and frisk; Cornel West; Occupy Wall Street New York City; the 99%
Downloads: 71
[audio]Building Bridges: Georgia Prison Labor Strike - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges Radio: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition -28' Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Georgia Prisoners, In Longest Strike In History Against US Penal System Say Enough Is Enough Is Enough! with Edward O. Dubose, The Georgia State Conference, NAACP On December 9, thousands of men, from Augusta, Baldwin, Hancock, Hays, Macon, Smith and Telfair State Prisons went on strike to press the Georgia Department of Corrections (âDOCâ) to stop ...
Keywords: georgia prison labor strike; georgia prison lockdown; Edward O. Dubose; The Georgia State Conference; NAACP
Downloads: 64
[audio]Building Bridges National: Focus Mexico– Crisis Upon Crisis - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 26 minutes Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Focus Mexico â Crisis Upon Crisis Benjamin Anaya, an independent journalist, muralist and Mexican activist and Daniel La Botz, editor, Mexican Labor News & Analysis and Prof. Manny Ness, author of the new extraordinary International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest We explore how has the current economic crisis which started in the U....
Keywords: Mexico; Mexican unions; Mexican labor; Oaxaca; Dan La Botz; Manny Ness; NAFTA; Benjamin Anaya
Downloads: 54
[audio]Building Bridges National: 75,000 Protest Cutbacks,Demand Tax Rich - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:30 ************************************** Seventy Five Thousand In Countryâs Largest Protest Say No To Budget Cuts & Demand Tax The Rich speakers Randi Weingarten, AFT; Lillian Roberts, DC 37; George Gresham, 1199; Faye Moore, Local 371, DC 37; Barbara Bowen, PSC; Nancy Wackstein, United Community Houses; Selah Brown, student, NYC Technical College; Harry Nespoli, IBT Local 831, Sanitation Employees; Lynne Muchinsky, lab te...
Keywords: labor; unions; public sector; cutbacks; tax the rich; taxes; Governor Patterson. Mayor Bloomberg
Downloads: 51
[audio]Building Bridges: Aronowitz, Baker & Lynd - What Is To Be Done? - ken nash and mimi rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 28:09 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** What Is To Be Done? In this period of intensified class warfare against the working class and the poor, what will it take to mobilize the people for the mass movement it will surely take to win? Many have been heartened by the fightback in Wisconsin and many of the frontline states...
Keywords: Stanley Aronowitz; Staughton Lynd; General Baker; general strikes; union busting; Labor strategy; Scott Walker; Wisconsin unions
Downloads: 71
[audio]Building Bridges National: Rethinking Infrastructure Stimulus; A Secretary for Labor? - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27:59 ****************************** Rethinking the Infrastructure Stimulus with Stanley Aronowitz, Prof. of sociology, cultural studies, and urban education at the CUNY Graduate Center. Prof. Aronowitz instructs that the economic crisis is buried deep within the structure of capitalism and that that even traditional stimulus packages leave much to desire...
Keywords: Thea Lee; AFL-CIO; Representative Hilda Solis; Secretary of Labor; economic stimulus; infrastructure; Stanley Aronowitz
Downloads: 80
[audio]Building Bridges: Emergency Unemployed Civil Disobedience in NYC; Living Wage Protest by Clergy - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition -27:35 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** NYC Unemployed Arrested Protesting Benefits Termination With Members of Flashmobs4jobs Workers who have exceeded the 99 week maximum limit on unemployment benefits (called 99ers) were arrested for blocking traffic on Varick Street at a demonstration outside the NYS Dept.of labor...
Keywords: unemployment; 99ers; economic crisis; jobs; fiscal stimulus; living wage bill; labor religion coalition
Downloads: 61
[audio]Building Bridges: Mineworkers Pres. Cecil Roberts; Plus James Galbraith on Budget Deficits - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition -27:46 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Where The Right to Join a Union Can Make the Difference Between Life and Death With Cecil Roberts, President, United Mineworkers of America Ricky Polk, Member, United Mineworkers of America With the deadly explosion in the Masseyâs Upper Big Branch Mine in West Va...
Keywords: United Mine Workers; Cecil Roberts; mine safety; unemployment; labor law reform; budget deficit; Keynes; James Galbraith
Downloads: 48
[audio]Building Bridges: Joe Hill's Legacy: A New Biography with Author Bill Adler - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges Radio: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:59 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** "The Man Who Never Died: The Life, Times and Legacy of Joe Hill - American Labor Icon" with author William Adler Labor Day, marked the day for the release of The Man Who Never Died. This book presents new evidence of Joe Hill's innocence of the murder for which Utah executed him in 1915...
Keywords: Bill Adler; William Adler; The Man Who Never Died; Joe Hill; I.W.W; Industrial Workers of the World; Utah; capital punishment; labor history; union history; labor songs; folk music
Downloads: 78
[audio]Building Bridges National: The Looting of America - Again? - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 28 minutes Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** “The Looting of America: How Wall Street's Game of Fantasy Finance Destroyed Our Jobs, Pensions, and Prosperity— and What We Can Do About It” with Les Leopold Executive Director, The Labor Institute & the Public Health Institute Les Leopold has given an entertaining account of the growth of the derivative market that supported...
Keywords: William Tabb; Bill Tabb; Les Leopold; The Labor Institute; The Public Health Institute; econonic crisis; bank bailouts
Downloads: 112
[audio]Building Bridges National: Trumpka & Schmitt on Bosses ' Chutzpah in Organizing Law Battle - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition -27:06 ************************************** Bosses' Chutzpah in Fighting Union Organizing Legislation with Richard Trumpka, Secretary-Treasurer, AFL-CIO and John Schmitt, Senior Economist, Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), and Author âDropping the Ax: Illegal Firings During Union Election Campaigns" For decades employers have waged war on union organizing by firing workers, holding captive audience meetings to intimi...
Keywords: employee free choice act; labor law reform; Richard Trumpka; AFL-CIO; John Schmitt; Center for Economic and Policy Research
Downloads: 73
[audio]Building Bridges: Argentina's Real Labor Movement; Cleveland Worker Cooperatives - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Argentina: This is What a Labor Movement Looks Like With Marina Kabat, Prof., Argentinean History, Univ. of Buenos Aires; Coordinator, Working-Class Studies Workshop, Center for the Study & Investigation of Social Sciences (CEICS) and Immanuel Ness, Prof., Brooklyn College, CUNY and author The International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest: 1500 ...
Keywords: Argentina labor; Kraft strike; piqueteros; Immanuel Ness; Marina Kabat; Cleveland worker cooperatives; Evergreen Cooperative; Argentina worker cooperatives; Argentina economic crisis
Downloads: 62
[audio]Building Bridges: Egyptian Workers Breaking Free - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:59 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Inspiration From Egypt: A May Day Message with Hossam el-Hamalawy, Historian, Activist Reporter,Blogger, from Cairo The events in Egypt, were a catalyst throughout the Middle East for the yearnings for democracy and working class empowerment. And, as well the aspirations & activism of the Egyptians has given inspiration to us here, in the face of a full co...
Keywords: Egypt labor unions; Egypt free unions; Egypt state unions; Egypt May Day; Hossam el-Hamalawy; Egypt revolution
Downloads: 238
[audio]Building Bridges: Saigon Grill Victory; Indigenous Colombian Protests; Atomic Spy Case Revisited - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
oWBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, October 27, 2008, 7 â 8 PM EST, over 99.5 FM 59:52 **************************************** District Court Finally Serves Justice to Saigon Grill Restaurant Delivery Workers with Saigon Grill Workers, Jospheine Lee, Coordinator, Justice Will Be Served Campaign Representative of the Chinese Staff and Workers Assocation A victory for all NYC delivery workers occurred when 36 employ...
Keywords: Restaurant workers; sweatshops; minimum wage; Chinese-Americans; labor unions; Julius and Ethel Rosenberg; Martin Sobell. Robert Meerpool; Colombia; Indigenous Colombians
Downloads: 45
[audio]Building Bridges: A Secretary for Labor?; In Memoriam of Jose Osvaldo Sucuzhanay; No Cookies, No Contract - Stella D'Oro - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, December 22, 2008, 7 â 8 PM EST, over 99.5 FM 58:30 **************************************** United We Stand Against Hate Crime: In Memoriam of Jose Osvaldo Sucuzhanay Thirty-one year old, Ecuadorian immigrant Jose Osvaldo Sucuzhanay died December 12, after being viciously hit over the head with an aluminum baseball bat on a Bushwick sidewalk...
Keywords: Jose Osvaldo Sucuzhanay; hate crimes; Thea Lee; Secretary of Labor; Hilda Solis; Stella D'Oro strke; Bakery Union
Downloads: 28
[audio]Building Bridges National: Green Economy Stimulus; Immigrant Murdered in Long Island, NY - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27:57 ******************************************** How To End The Recession with Robert Pollin, Economics Professor, & Co-Director, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Mass. Co-author, "Green Recovery: A Program to Create Good Jobs & Start Building a Low-Carbon Economy The recession is certainly here...
Keywords: Robert Pollin; green economy; economic stimulus; green stimulus; Barack Obama; Allan Ramirez; immigration; Steve Levy; hate crimes; Suffolk County; Marcelo Lucero. immigrant labor
Downloads: 22
[audio]Building Bridges National: Lincoln Cantata - Earl Robinson's Lonesome Train - Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 28 minutes ****************************** Earl Robinsonâs Cantata, Lonesome Train, as part of Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial The Riverside Church in NYC presented the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College, The NYC Labor Chorus and The Riverside Inspirational Choir in Earl Robinsonâs cantata, The Lonesome Train in honor of the 200th birthday of the great emancipator Abraham Lincoln...
Keywords: Lincoln; Earl Robinson; Lorca Peress Ruby Dee; Michael Mark; David Amram; Eric Weissberg; Aaron Copland School of Music; NYC Labor Chorus; Riverside Inspirational Choir; Pete Seeger
Downloads: 561
[audio]Central Park Boathouse Strikers Swimming For Their Lives - ken nash and mimi rosenberg
Central Park Boathouse Strikers Swimming For Their Lives with Julia Rybak, lead organizer, New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council and Boathouse strikers Alejandra Betancur and Chrissy Makris The landmark Boathouse Restaurant in Central Park has become almost as famous for its long history of ugly labor disputes as for its fine dining and views. Now, the Boathouse workers are on strike to protest management's firing of workers who exercised their right to join the Union...
Keywords: New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council; N.Y.C. Boathouse; Dean Poll; N.Y.C. Central Park; Adrian Benepe; National Labor Relations Board; sexual harassment; union busting; N.Y.C. Mayor Bloomberg
Downloads: 123
[audio]Building Bridges: Labor Day Special Part 2 - What's Happening with Working Class America, for Jobs & Freedom! - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges, Labor Day Special, Mon., Sept. 2, 7- 11 pm EST Part 2 with Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ************************ Whatâs Happening with Working Class America, for Jobs & Freedom! This Labor Day Building Bridges focuses on the state of the working class and putting the movement back into âthe labor movementâ. Which side are you on - because thereâs a war on the workers? Rally with Building Bridges this Labor Day, get excited and stimulated listening to the late labor historian...
Keywords: Building Bridges; Labor Day; Angelo Falcon; car wash workers NYC
Downloads: 11
[audio]Black, Latino, Asian American Unionists March for Occupy Wall Street - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report Mational Edition 27:56 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** Neither Rain Nor Snow Stop Black, Latino, Asian American Unionists March for Occupy Wall Street Despite the rain and snow of the seasonâs first big storm hundreds in NYC braved the weather to hail Occupy Wall Street and vowed to help protect the protesters from the increasingly inclement weather as winter approaches and the increasing atta...
Keywords: Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU); Labor Council for Latin American Advancement; the NAACP; Asian; Pacific American Labor Alliance; unemployment; Occupy Wall Street; recession; unions
Downloads: 50
[audio]Occupy Wall Street - The 99% Occupies Wall Street and the Brooklyn Bridge - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
we are proud to announce that Building Bridges has yet another outstanding Media Competition award for excellence from the International Labor Communication Association (ILCA) for our program, "The 99% Occupies Wall Street and the Brooklyn Bridge"covering the Nov.17 2011 upsurge celebrating the two month anniversay of Occupay Wall Street. The 99% delivered a powerful message that the domination of society by a tiny elite of super-wealthy individuals and corporations who caused the economic crisi...
Keywords: Occupy Wall Street; November 17 Anniversary OWS; Brooklyn Bridge March; International Labor Communications Association
Downloads: 22
[audio]Building Bridges: NYC Rally to Save Postal Jobs & Services From A Management Gone Postal - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition 27' Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** Saving Postal Jobs & Services From A Management Gone Postal Community/Labor United for Postal Jobs & Services joined with postal workers to rally to save postal jobs and the services provided. The plan is to shut down 4,000 post offices, eliminate 223 which is half of the mail processing centers nationwide , end Saturday mail delivery and fire 220,000 postal workers...
Keywords: Post office layoffs; post office closing; Postmaster General Donahue; postal privatization; labor; unions; public sector unions
Downloads: 63
[audio]Building Bridges: May Day Special - part 1 - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 3 - 7 pm EST, over 99.5 FM PART 1 Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** Building Bridges To Occupy Air Waves May Day began in the U.S. in 1886 as a nationwide general strike, led by immigrant workers, fighting for the 8 hour work day. While celebrated across the globe, it has been largely ignored in the U.S., until recently, when immigrant workers revived it...
Keywords: May Day 2012; immigration; labor; unions; general strikes; New York City May 1
Downloads: 22
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Red Seas with Gerald Horne - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash *************************************************** Red Seas: Ferdinand Smith & Radical Black Sailors in the United States & Jamaica with Gerald Horne, Prof. of History and African-American studies at the University of Houston, During the heyday of the U.S. & international labor movements in the 1930s & 1940s...
Keywords: Red Seas; Gerald Horne; Ferdinand Smith; National Maritime Union; Jamaica Labor
Downloads: 46
[audio]Building Bridges: What is to be Done? with Stanley Aronowitz and Manny Ness - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition 27:05 Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** What Is To Be Done? A Conversation about Organizing and Strategies to Win With Stanley Aronowitz, studies labor, and social movements, and is director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Technology and Work at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Heâs authored or edited twenty-five books including: "Left Turn: Forging a New Political Future", "Ho...
Keywords: Stanley Aronowitz; Manny Ness; labor movement; unions; working class; May Day; unions New York City; immigrant workers
Downloads: 45
[audio]Walmart Guest Workers Fight Forced Labor - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** Louisiana Guest Workers Expose Forced Labor Coverup At Walmart Supply Chain and Take Protest To Walmart Board Memberâs Home Mexican guest workers, who peel crawfish for C.J.âs Seafood in Louisiana confronted their bosses after being forced to work shifts of up to 24 hours, werenât allowed to take breaks, were cheated out of their overtime pay and were threatened with physi...
Keywords: guestworkers Louisiana; National Guestworkers Alliance; Wal-Mart; C; J. Crawfish; C.J.’s Seafood; Forced Labor
Downloads: 35
[audio]Building Bridges:Michael Moore On Americam Violence; Sandy Cleanup Hazards; Michigan’s Anti-Worker Law; Austerity Cliff - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, December, 17, 2012, 7 - 8 pm EST over WBAI Radio, 99.5 FM, or streaming live at http://www.wbai.org ******************************** Michael Moore On Americaâs DNA Of Violence And What Is To Be Done Michael Moore, recalling his film Bowling for Columbine, while advocating for the release of Native America leader, and artist Leonard Peltier, now falsely imprisoned for 37 years, and in the wake of the latest horrific gun violence seeks to un...
Keywords: fiscal cliff; Michael Moore Newton Ct; Leonard Peltier; Sandy health and safety; NYCOSH; Michigan Right to Work; Labor Notes
Downloads: 98
[audio]Building Bridges: OWS vs Mass Incarceration; Sweatshop Protesters Arrested; Demand MTA Bring Back Laid Off Workers; Join The Line Against Unemployment - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, March 5, 2012, 7- 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM or streaming live at http://www.wbai.org Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** Hundreds Rally Against Prison Industrial Complex And Mass Incarceration â THE NEW JIM CROW! The Occupy Wall Street Prisoner Solidarity Subcommittee along with hundreds of allies heeded Occupy Oakland's call to action and marched in solidarity with Pelican Bay priso...
Keywords: unemployment; the line; TWU Local 100; OWS Labor Outreach Committee; Arthur Cheliotes; Communications Workers; Local 1180; Metropolitan Transportation Authority; The Line; unemployment insurance; elections and jobs
Downloads: 20
[audio]Building Bridges: NYC Municipal Workers Demand Fair Contracts - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Recorded Live! City Workers Starved Under Bloomberg Send Message to Mayoral Candidates They Demand Fair Contracts Thousands of N.Y.C. municipal employees, including health care, education, sanitation, transit, communication, and public housing workers â the diverse category workers who make this city run, filled City Hall Park demanding new labor contracts...
Keywords: n.y.c. municipal unions; Mayor Bloomberg unions budget; N.Y. City union contract rally; N.Y.C. Municipal Labor Committee; N.Y.C. Mayoral elections unions
Downloads: 18
[audio]Building Bridges: Workers Rising, Low-Wage Worker Organizing - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges, National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Workers Rising, Low-Wage Worker Organizing with . Steven Greenhouse, journalist, N.Y. Times . M. Patricia Smith, Solicitor of the U.S. Dept. of Labor . Dorian Warren, Assoc. Prof., Columbia University . Angelo Falcón, Pres. and Founder, National Institute for Latino Policy . Debra Axt, Co-Ex. Dir., Make the Road, N.Y...
Keywords: Workers Rising; Low-Wage Worker Organizing; Steven Greenhouse; M. Patricia Smith; U.S. Dept. of Labor; Dorian Warren; Angelo Falcon; National Institute for Latino Policy
Downloads: 17
[audio]Building Bridges: Demand NY MTA Bring Back Laid Off Workers and The Line Against Unemployment - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition 27:59 Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** Protest Demand NY's MTA Brings Back Laid Off Workers With Transport Workers Local 100 and OWS Labor Outreach Committee TWU Local 100, elected officials, and community supporters called on the MTA to use nearly $500 million dollars in its GASB 45 Fund to restore services cut in 2010, and to rehire over 120 laid-off Station Agents, and settle a fair contract for 38,000 TW...
Keywords: unemployment; the line; TWU Local 100; OWS Labor Outreach Committee; Arthur Cheliotes; Communications Workers; Local 1180; Metropolitan Transportation Authority; The Line; unemployment insurance; elections and jobs
Downloads: 21
[audio]Building Bridges: May Day Special - May 1, part 2 - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Tuesday, May 1, 2012, part 2 - Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** Building Bridges Occupies Air Waves With May Day Special! with Ai-Jen Poo, Director National Domestic Workers Alliance John Samuelsen, President, Transport Workers Union Local 100 Jerry Mead Lucero, Labor Express Radio, Chicago Leo Panitch, Research Chair of Comparative Political Economy in the Department of Political Science at Yo...
Keywords: May Day; Ai-Jen Poo; National Domestic Workers Alliance; John Samuelsen; Transport Workers Union Local 100; Jerry Mead Lucero; Labor Express Radio; Leo Panitch
Downloads: 27
[audio]Building Bridges: Workers Rising, Low-Wage Worker Organizing - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges, National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Workers Rising, Low-Wage Worker Organizing with . Steven Greenhouse, journalist, N.Y. Times . M. Patricia Smith, Solicitor of the U.S. Dept. of Labor . Dorian Warren, Assoc. Prof., Columbia University . Angelo Falcón, Pres. and Founder, National Institute for Latino Policy . Debra Axt, Co-Ex. Dir., Make the Road, N.Y...
Keywords: Workers Rising; Low-Wage Worker Organizing; Steven Greenhouse; M. Patricia Smith; U.S. Dept. of Labor; Dorian Warren; Angelo Falcon; National Institute for Latino Policy
Downloads: 33
[audio]The Lonmin-Marikana Mining Massacre and the New South Africa - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** What The Lonmin-Marikana Mining Massacre Says About The New South Africa With Mazibuko Jara, editor, âAmandla, South Africaâs new progressive magazine Standing for Social Justiceâ, a leader of the Democratic Left Front in South Africa, bringing together 40 South African social movements into a broad anti-capitalist front, former media officer of the South African Communist...
Keywords: Lonmin-Marikana Mining Massacre; African National Congress; ANC; COSATU; Mazibuko Jara; Amandla; South Africa labor; South African unions; South African Communist Party; Congress of South African Trade Unions; Democratic Left Front in South Africa
Downloads: 36
[audio]Building Bridges: The New South Africa and The Lonmin-Marikana Mining Massacre - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** What The Lonmin-Marikana Mining Massacre Says About The New South Africa With Mazibuko Jara, editor, âAmandla, South Africaâs new progressive magazine Standing for Social Justiceâ, a leader of the Democratic Left Front in South Africa, bringing together 40 South African social movements into a broad anti-capitalist front, former media officer of the South African Communist...
Keywords: Lonmin-Marikana Mining Massacre; African National Congress; ANC; COSATU; Mazibuko Jara; Amandla; South Africa labor; South African unions; South African Communist Party; Congress of South African Trade Unions; Democratic Left Front in South Africa
Downloads: 17
[audio]Building Bridges Labor Day Special - The American Dream & Its Reality: Pushing Back Against The Plutocracy! - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, September 3, 2012, Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** The American Dream & Its Reality: Pushing Back Against The Plutocracy! A Building Bridges Labor Day Special No, say it ainât so â can it really be that the Democratic National Convention(DNC) had the chutzpa to convene, of all days, on Labor Day, in a nonunion convention hall, in a right to work state? Well, itâs true! So, t...
Keywords: Labor Day; Democratic National Convention; Southern Workers Assembly; Wall Street South Protests; Angaza Laughinghouse; UE North Caroline public sector workers; Charlotte city workers; Heather McGhee; Ossie Davis; David Montgomery
Downloads: 14
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